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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #495 on: May 24, 2018, 07:59:55 PM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #496 on: May 29, 2018, 07:31:58 AM »
FERPA, colleges, and students in distress

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“There is an ethos of maintaining privacy and confidentiality — which sometimes is very beneficial,” Mr. Sokolow said. “But when somebody’s dead, do you wish you’d worked to maintain their privacy, or do you wish you’d worked to keep them alive?”
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #497 on: May 31, 2018, 09:13:09 AM »
going back to jail because he was released "too early" - not really what you think

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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #498 on: May 31, 2018, 09:22:04 AM »
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/25/reader-center/racial-stereotypes.html

the one about the car seat in Toys R Us is pretty touching
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #508 on: June 12, 2018, 06:15:04 AM »
so this hits pretty close to home for me right now, and I suspect for at least a few of y'all

https://www.newyorker.com/books/under-review/the-bullshit-job-boom
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #509 on: June 12, 2018, 06:19:38 AM »
so this hits pretty close to home for me right now, and I suspect for at least a few of y'all

https://www.newyorker.com/books/under-review/the-bullshit-job-boom

ha! lotta truth there.
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